“Have we been successful in delivering business value?” While this question is becoming increasingly important for many businesses focused on delivering customer value, it’s not as straightforward as you might think.
With overwhelming evidence that gender diversity and inclusion are better for business, the female to male diversity pie chart has become an expected element in the recruitment and reporting process. But gender diversity is more than a pie chart.
Here’s the scenario: you’ve finished a huge sprint. The whole team has pushed hard to get it done. Catching up to talk about the past couple of weeks — is the last thing you want to do. But don’t let this opportunity pass you by.
Almost every business I work with places innovation high on the agenda because everyone recognises that without it your business will stagnate, competitors will overtake you and your business will die.
Most people assume that it is a lack of technological innovation that kills businesses. They point to Blockbuster’s failure to account for the online streaming model as an example. But it’s not as simple as that.
The first principle of the Agile Manifesto is a priority on satisfying customers through delivery of value. But is there a difference between value that satisfies customers, and business value? Does it actually matter?
At work we need our basic human needs met like personal growth, autonomy, and a sense of achievement. However, human-first cultures are more than just about meeting a sense of job satisfaction and offering flexibility between work and personal life.